Department of Economics

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HU Guangzhou, Albert
Title: Associate Professor
Email: ecshua Office: AS2 06-12
Tel: 6516 3957 Fax: 6775 2646
Degree: PhD, Brandeis University
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Teaching Areas:
Principles of Microeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Economics of Technology and Internet

Research Areas:
Economics of Technological Change
Empirical Industrial Organization
International Economics
Economies of China and East Asia

Selected Publications:
  1. “Ownership, Government R&D, Private R&D, and Productivity in Chinese
    Industry,” Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 29: 136-157,   March 2001.

  2. "Patent Citation and International Knowledge Flow: the Cases of Korea and Taiwan" (with Adam B. Jaffe), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 21(6): 849-880, June 2003. (also appeared as NBER Working Paper No. 8528).

  3. “Multinational Corporations, Patenting, and Knowledge Flow: The Case of Singapore,” Economic Development and Cultural Change, 52(4): 781-800, July 2004.

  4. “R&D and Technology Transfer in Chinese Industry” (with Gary H. Jefferson and Qian Jinchang), Review of Economics and Statistics, 87(4): 780-86 2005.

  5. “Technology Parks and Regional Economic Growth in China,” Research Policy, 36(1): 76-87, 2007.

  6. "A Great Wall of Patents: What is behind China's recent patent explosion?" (with Gary H. Jefferson), Journal of Development Economics, 90 (1), 57-68, 2009.